Democratic and Social setup of Yanomami tribe

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Enrolled: 18 students
Duration: 5 hours
Lectures: 6
Video: 1.5 hours
Level: Intermediate


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Monday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 6.00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5.00 pm
Saturday Closed
Sunday Closed

The objective of this course is to study about the social organisational setup of Yanomami people. As the Yanomami tribe have no genetic or linguistic affinity with their any of their neighbours, the learners will take a deep dive in understanding the descendants of an indigenous group that remained isolated for a long time. A brief introduction on the connection between culture and the process of socialization will enrich the learners on the unique way of life that the Yanomami have preserved for centuries.
Over the duration of the course, learners will be able explore the Yanomami family, customs, and their traditions. The core learning emphasizes on the strong belief of Yanomami’s in equality among its people. By the time of this course completion, learners will also have a clear understanding of villages of Yanomami people which vary in size but interestingly each village lives under a roof which is called shabono that has kept them embraced the strong culture.


  • Free Intro to the course runs through the contents.
  • Can take the courses at flexible timings.
  • Learn from Experts who have real-time experience.
  • High-quality content videos with hassle-free presentation.
  • A complete Learning Management System.
  • Easy assessment in the form of quizzes after each unit.


  • Designed the Course with complete references to the discipline of social anthropology.
  • Presenting key themes, theoretical debates, the historical development of the discipline, and on-going questions.

Designed the Course with complete references to the discipline of social anthropology, presenting key themes, theoretical debates, the historical development of the discipline, and on-going questions of anthropological inquiry that remain crucial to our understanding of contemporary culture and society.
Comprising of academic experts from our Amazon Basin Tribal Research Team, which determines what strategies should be implemented to help the student achieve success. With decades of experience working in the fields of education and social anthropological studies, the ABTR team has produced an excellent course curriculum that gives detailed information about the social organization of the Yanomami tribe. Moreover, this research team has real-time experiences with the Yanomami people and hence the team has worked on how such course ideas can be produced, negotiated, and revised over time.

Unit 1

Introduction to Yanomami tribe
Organized village lifestyle
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Unit 2

Understanding the Democratic setup
Decision making and its process
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Unit 3

Role of Family members
Unification of customs and rituals
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As past few years has been completely swept by on and off pandemic, we are planning ahead for the year 2023 to reach out to Amazon basin of the Yanomami people. The following we are going to plan -

1. Visit Yanomami village to understand their culture and interview them.

2. Work on a project with emphasis on equality among Yanomami people.

3. Informal conversation with men, woman, and children separately and get their opinion on the existing marriage system.

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